Benjamin Sloane Medical Fund

$5,000 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 56 people in 34 months
The more often we see the things around us - even the beautiful and wonderful things - the more they become invisible to us. That is why we often take for granted the beauty of this world: the flowers, the trees, the birds, the clouds - even those we love. Because we see things so often, we see them less and less. Joseph B. Wirthlin

How oft we take for granted our relationships and our health, till we realise how little we control we have and what we may lose;

My name is Madison Sloane and recently my 19 year old brother Benjamin was diagnosed with an aggressive form of bone cancer. Ben is a gentle giant with a warm smile and a jovial demeanour but understandably the recent revelations have been shattering. I know he would do anything for his family and friends and that is why I am initiating this way to assist him financially as he starts down this path.

The tumour is located on his pelvic bone which is not only excruciatingly painful but has had a very real impact on his mobility. Ben or ‘Benny’ as he's known to his co-workers and mates has had to put his landscape apprenticeship on hold whilst he gets treatment and at this stage even that path remains unclear.

Funds raised will assist Ben with medical bills and hope to ensure that finances aren't a concern when seeking out all and any treatment options.

This is an assault on Ben both physically and emotionally and as one of his immediate family we will being doing everything possible to support him in these areas. A reality of being ill is its costs and I plead with you for any financial support to ensure that at no point financial concerns become relevant. Ben and the entire Sloane family are grateful for any kindness and support.
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We are overwhelmed from the support of everyone! The Sloane family would like to say thank you to all who have donated and shared the page xx

Message from Ben:
Just want to say thank you to everyone who has donated to me! Really means a lot to me and my family. Words cannot describe how thankful i am for the donations and kind messages, they will keep me strong and i will beat this!!!!!
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Raised by 56 people in 34 months
Created June 16, 2016
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Lucy Turner
34 months ago

Love you Ben. Wish we could be there with you tomorrow to give you a big hug.

Wendy Rosso
34 months ago

Take care Ben x Wendy n Shane

Grace Davies
34 months ago

Sending my love xxx

Deb, Emily & Luke Sanderson
34 months ago

Thinking of you. Fight hard Ben, we know you will.

Jacki & Ian Newbury
34 months ago

If the love from family and friends can beat this then job done.

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